Policy Services

Having comprehensive policies in place to guide district and school operations is critical to the successful operation of a school district. The expertise, time and financial resources required to independently develop and maintain correct and adequate policies can be overwhelming. For these reasons, Policy Services is one of the most valued benefits of membership in ASBA.



Having comprehensive policies in place to guide district and school operations is critical to the successful operation of a school district. The expertise, time and financial resources required to independently develop and maintain correct and adequate policies can be overwhelming. For these reasons, Policy Services is one of the most valued benefits of membership in ASBA.

For a very reasonable additional fee, the governing boards of ASBA member districts gain access to model school district policy that is continually updated to ensure that it complies with state and federal law and opinions issued by courts and legal officers. In addition, Policy Services subscribers also have access to an expert staff comprised of experienced attorneys and former school administrators who are able to assist member boards with policy adoption, updates to policy and, when necessary, tailoring model policy to best serve the students and staff of the district and meet the specific requirements of local districts and boards.

  • Policy access and delivery is primarily web-based. Policy Access
  • Hard-copies of policy manuals are available to members upon request to Policy Services subscribers for a small fee.
  • For charter schools, ASBA provides a general operations handbook at a very affordable price.